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Karen (karinlib) | 521 comments Yoni's Last Battle: The Rescue at Entebbe, 1976 by Iddo Netanyahu (Israel). This book could also be used for Uganda, but 2/3 of the book was set in Israel.


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Karen (karinlib) | 521 comments Switzerland
La Decision by Britta Bohler . This is a novel about Thomas Mann's decision to denounce (or not denounce) the Nazi takeover of Germany.

The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann, read 04/24/2018


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Karen (karinlib) | 521 comments San Marino, the history in miniature: The very small history by Pier luigi Taddei (San Marino). I do not recommend the English translation, it was very difficult to read (I found myself translating his English in order to figure out what he was trying to say) .


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Karen (karinlib) | 521 comments Ancestor Stones by Aminatta Forna (Sierra Leone)


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Karen (karinlib) | 521 comments North from Rome by Helen MacInnes (Rome, Italy).


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Karen (karinlib) | 521 comments Pereira Maintains by Antonio Tabucchi (Lisbon, Portugal)


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Karen (karinlib) | 521 comments The Fish Girl (Indonesia)

One Woman's Island (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)


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Karen (karinlib) | 521 comments The Sea, the Sea (Britain)

A Novel Bookstore (Paris, France)

All the Pretty Horses (Mexico)


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Karen (karinlib) | 521 comments Troubling a Star by Madeleine L'Engle (The Falklands and Antarctica)


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Karen (karinlib) | 521 comments News from Nowhere by William Morris (Great Britain)


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Karen (karinlib) | 521 comments Europe

1. The Bridges by Tarjei Vesaas (Norway)
2. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Channel Islands, Great Britain)
3. That Month in Tuscany (Tuscany, Italy)
4. White Nights by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (St. Petersburg Russia)

Pacific
The Whale Rider (New Zealand)

Japan
1. The Makioka Sisters (Osaka)
2. Some Prefer Nettles


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Karen (karinlib) | 521 comments 12 books set in Japan this year, I think it's a pattern


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Diane | 12851 comments Karen wrote: "12 books set in Japan this year, I think it's a pattern"

I read a bunch in Japan this year, too. Its hard not too, since there are so many good books.


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Karen (karinlib) | 521 comments I agree! I am so glad they have been translated. One that is on my radar is Mishima’s Sea of Fertility.


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Karen (karinlib) | 521 comments Suriname
Oroonoko by Aphra Behn


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